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Table 3 Association between women’s background characteristics and positive and negative attributes of care scores

From: An exploratory study of client and provider experience and perceptions of facility-based childbirth care in Quiché, Guatemala

Characteristics RR (95% CI) p value Adjusted RR (95% CI) p value
Positive attributes of care score
 Woman’s age category (ref = 15–19)
  20–24 0.93 (0.80–1.08) 0.36 0.92 (0.79–1.06) 0.23
  25–29 0.91 (0.78–1.07) 0.26 0.92 (0.78–1.09) 0.36
  30–34 1.06 (0.88–1.28) 0.54 1.14 (0.95–1.39) 0.16
  35 +  0.89 (0.73–1.09) 0.26 0.89 (0.73–1.09) 0.28
 Marital status (ref = single)
  Married/cohabiting 0.99 (0.81–1.21) 0.92
  Parity (ref = primiparous)   
  2–3 births 1.02 (0.90–1.14) 0.78
  4 + births 1.11 (0.95–1.30) 0.17
 Speaks Ixil or K’iche at home (ref = no)
  Yes 0.87 (0.76–0.98) 0.02 0.83 (0.72–0.94) 0.004
 Hospital (ref = Hospital #1)
  Hospital #2 0.84 (0.73–0.95) 0.007 0.81 (0.71–0.93) 0.002
  Hospital #3 0.98 (0.85–1.14) 0.82 0.94 (0.81–1.10) 0.45
 Education (ref = None)
  Primary 0.96 (0.80–1.16) 0.70
  Secondary +  0.95 (0.79–1.15) 0.62
 Wealth quintile (ref = quintile 1)
  Quintile 2 0.90 (0.77–1.05) 0.18
  Quintile 3 0.92 (0.80–1.05) 0.23
Negative attributes of care score
 Woman’s age category (ref = 15–19)
  20–24 1.35 (0.83–2.22) 0.22
  25–29 0.98 (0.54–1.77) 0.94
  30–34 0.73 (0.34–1.58) 0.43
  35 +  0.90 (0.44–1.83) 0.77
 Marital status (ref = never married)
  Married/cohabiting 0.54.(0.32–0.91) 0.02 0.645 (0.37–1.12) 0.12
 Parity (ref = primiparous)
  2–3 births 0.61 (0.40–0.92) 0.02 0.72 (0.47–1.12) 0.14
  4 + births 0.71 (0.41–1.21) 0.21 0.67 (0.37–1.21) 0.18
 Speaks Ixil or K’iche at home (ref = no)
  Yes 2.15 (1.25- 3.71) 0.005 2.28 (1.30–3.98) 0.004
 Hospital (ref = Hospital #1)
  Hospital #2 1.36 (0.87–2.14) 0.18
  Hospital #3 0.88 (0.50–1.55) 0.67
 Education (ref = Primary)
  Secondary 0.56 (0.32–0.97) 0.04 0.55 (0.32–0.97) 0.04
  Tertiary 0.79 (0.45–1.38) 0.40 0.83 (0.46–1.50) 0.54
 Wealth quintile (ref = quintile 1)
  Quintile 2 1.03 (.062–1.70) 0.91   
  Quintile 3 0.84 (0.52–1.33) 0.45   
  1. RR relative risk, aRR adjusted relative risk